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Old 12-08-2004, 09:16 PM
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How many hours showing on a new ZTR?

What is an acceptable number of hours to be showing on an hour meter for a new ZTR? What is an unreasonable amount for a "brand new" one? Thanks.
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Old 12-08-2004, 09:20 PM
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Not really sure what you are trying to say.

IMO a new machine has ZERO hours on it. Or should I say less than and hour for breakin/testing purposes.
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Old 12-08-2004, 09:24 PM
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Bought one new this year with less than 2 on it...
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Old 12-08-2004, 09:34 PM
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Mine had .1 on it.
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Old 12-08-2004, 09:43 PM
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mine had .3 on it and that was because i tested that particular machine for a few minutes before i loaded it up.
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Old 12-08-2004, 09:45 PM
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They need to start them to move them right? Because isn't it really hard to push a hydro, or impossible?
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Old 12-08-2004, 09:51 PM
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They need to start them to move them right? Because isn't it really hard to push a hydro, or impossible?
Not only hard but bad for the pumps. There is a correct way to move hydros though.
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Old 12-08-2004, 09:52 PM
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What is an acceptable number of hours to be showing on an hour meter for a new ZTR? What is an unreasonable amount for a "brand new" one? Thanks.
I know what you are talking about. I have been looking for a 52" Z and all the ones that they want to get rid of have a min of 25 hours on them. I was ready to buy one ( had 45 hours on it) He wanted only 100 less than new. To me that is ridiculous. Guess what... He still owns it.
I won't buy one that has less than 4 hours on it period unless they are giving me a hell of a deal.
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Old 12-08-2004, 10:04 PM
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Mine had .1 on it also. Hydros can be pushed easily with the flip of a switch. If they are moving it from one side of the showroom to the other, it should be pushed. If they have them outside or something, I could see cranking them each time to move them in/out.

25 hours on a machine is used. At least get a demo price.
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Old 12-08-2004, 10:11 PM
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Mine had .1 on it also. Hydros can be pushed easily with the flip of a switch. If they are moving it from one side of the showroom to the other, it should be pushed. If they have them outside or something, I could see cranking them each time to move them in/out.

25 hours on a machine is used. At least get a demo price.

IF A MACHINE HAS NEVER LEFT THE DEALERSHIP, IT IS NOT USED. I DON'T KNOW MUCH ABOUT WHAT YOU PEOPLE ARE TALKING ABOUT.. A machine still comes with the full factory warranty, no matter how many hours it has on it when it leaves the dealer. I guess you all go and look for trucks with absolute 0 miles on the odometer too huh?

Also, I would like to see you all push a close to 1500lb machine around and turn and manuver it frequently.
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